International Student Experience

Tanya Raja moved from Singapore to attend UBC. It’s opened up a world of opportunities.

Apr 11, 2023 | Spotlight

Year: 5th year Why did you want to study engineering? In high school I was really good at math, physics and chemistry.

Engineering student Chadia Uwamahoro is helping Rwanda rebuild

Feb 17, 2023 | Announcement

UBC Okanagan civil engineering doctoral student Chadia Uwamahoro, studying under Dr. Lisa Tobber at UBCO, wants to write a new building code for her home nation of Rwanda.

“Just say yes to everything!”

Feb 04, 2023 | Spotlight

Pan Tisapramotkul is 3rd year integrated engineering student at UBC Vancouver. She is actively involved in the UBC community through her involvement with UBC Thunderbots. Also, she has completed a coop work term at CADEX, where she gained experience.

Growing up in a refugee camp inspired Samuel Thiak to become an engineer

Feb 04, 2023 | Spotlight

From a refugee camp to a civil engineering student at UBCO, Samuel Thiak's story is a motivating and an inspiration to all his peers. His active involvement in various clubs and societies and countless coop work experience has allowed him to…

Student-athlete is a force on and off the court

Jan 18, 2023 | Spotlight

Student-athlete Hellen Lacava is a force on and off the court as she pursues her dual passions for volleyball and engineering.

From coding for the first time to finding her community: International student Jasia Azreen shares her experience at UBC Engineering

Nov 02, 2022 | Spotlight

After learning about each of UBC’s 14 engineering specializations in first year, Jasia Azreen discovered electrical engineering was the path for her. “The engineering community is a definite highlight of the program.”

International Student Experience

Oct 13, 2022 | Landing page

An engineering degree is the most valuable undergraduate degree in Canada, leading to well-paying jobs and offering many paths to professional success. Choose engineering at UBC and take your place at one of the world’s top research universities…

First year is all about learning to be resilient

Jul 26, 2022 | Spotlight

Year: 2nd Year Chat with Jasia

A story about working hard

Jul 26, 2022 | Spotlight

Year: 4th Year Chat with Hellen

A 7000 miles away dream...

Jul 26, 2022 | Spotlight

Year: 2nd Year Chat with Preeyansh

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